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Le Restaurant de Philomene

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rue du Gothard 1 | Geneva, Chene-Bourg 1225, Switzerland
+41 22 349 49 69
08:00 - 00:00
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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Small menu but every plate perfectly presented and very tasty. Little touches such as nibbles and bread provided. Good wine list and reasonable prices by the glass as well as by the bottle.

Thank jok240
Geneva, Switzerland
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176 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Nice small garden terrace area to eat outside. The menu choices were good and the price for the luncheon menu was reasonable for the Geneva area. Food was delicious.

Thank Etmo89
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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257 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2015

We arrived before the kitchen was even open after a 26h transit from Cape Town. The staff welcomed us anyways and served us some drinks in the mean time. My husband's foi GRAS starter with red wine poached pear and pear chutney was really exceptional. For main course he had fish served with fennel and spinach, very good. I had... More 

Thank Kwassie
Geneva, Switzerland
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2013

It's a very nice restaurant. Limited menu and a tad bit of long wait. The food has always been amazing! Can't go wrong here, love their fish. This is the place where I first tried a rasberry creme bruelee and I can't wait to have it again.It was amaaaa-zing!!

Thank Rouge K
Geneva, Switzerland
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2013

This is not the best bistro in Geneva, but has a better than average food with lower than average price. That being said, it's a convenient option for a saturday night out.

Thank skimbaud
Geneva, Switzerland
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176 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2013

Went ther twice. Once with a group of collegues, the second time with my wife. Real great food and nice serving (which, by the way is a little slow)

Thank 6voyageurs
Geneva, Switzerland
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127 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2013

It has everything going for it, location, nicely laid out, etc etc. And it seemed ok - smiling service. Wine was nice. We had lots of wine in fact before anything even remotely resembling food arrived at our table which was well over an hour after we had arrived. A peppery carroty amuse bouche was offered which was ok. The... More 

2 Thank Scorchy
Renens, Switzerland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 October 2012

It was the first time that we went to the secret de philomene. The Waiters are very nice and we really enjoy the food. It was so nice for American people to enjoy a very nice cheese cake and also the flavours of our dinner. We really recommended this restaurant. See you soon

1 Thank Sylvie D
Geneva, Switzerland
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2012

What thieves! For there is no other name for the new owners. They sell air and want cash...No value for money what so ever. We were outraged and felt so cheated when the dishes arrived. We knew the place before the owner changed - big portions of tasty food and decided to go for lunch there again. What a terrible... More 

1 Thank SwissFamilyWithKids
Geneva, Switzerland
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77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2012

It's nice and correct, especially for the Sunday brunch. It's only 18 CHF. For Geneva price, it's not too expensive. The croissant and pain au chocolat are excellent, not too big and not too sweet. The scramble egg is excellent. The service is also good. It's more for relaxing, not so much for those who want to go with full... More 

Thank Budi T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 41
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue du Gothard 1 | Geneva, Chene-Bourg 1225, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Chene-Bourg
  • Phone Number: +41 22 349 49 69

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?